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      Season 3 – The Deuce

      2019 Drama TRAILER for The Deuce: Season 3 'Recap' Trailer List
      88% 17 Reviews Tomatometer 87% 100+ Ratings Audience Score Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, who also collaborated on HBO's "The Wire" and "Treme," the semifictional drama series "The Deuce" tells of the germination of the sex-trade industry in the heart of New York's Times Square. It's the early 1970s, and the porn business begins a shift from organized crime-backed parlors to a legitimate, culturally accepted enterprise. A cast of barkeeps, prostitutes, pimps, police and nightlife seekers centers around twins Vincent and Frankie Martino (James Franco, in a dual role), who navigate the sex business after meeting well-connected mobster Rudy Pipilo. Their storyline, among others, merges with that of prostitute Candy, whose ambition and intelligence lead her to a more prominent role in the industry. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Nov 25 Buy Now

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      The Deuce — Season 3

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      Visually rich and utterly human, what narrative stream The Deuce loses in its final season is more than made up for in its depth of character and world building.

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      Episode 1 Aired Sep 9, 2019 The Camera Loves You On the eve of 1985, a worn-out Vincent reconnects with his ex-wife, Andrea, as his open relationship with Abby grows more distant; Candy and Harvey disagree on how to navigate a fast-changing future; fresh out of rehab, Lori is put back to work. Details Episode 2 Aired Sep 16, 2019 Morta di Fame Frankie takes his amateur porn business to the next level and ends up in a confrontation with Rudy, who pushes Vincent to up his profits; Lori is advised to be more compliant after she dares to stand up for herself on set. Details Episode 3 Aired Sep 23, 2019 Normal Is a Lie Abby befriends a graffiti artist named Pilar and takes a surprising trip downtown; Candy sets a firm line with Hank when it comes to money; Todd re-examines his priorities and asks for Paul's support; Melissa is forced to face her past. Details Episode 4 Aired Sep 30, 2019 They Can Never Go Home Lori returns to New York for an audition and runs into some familiar faces; Candy speaks to her critics at a Women Against Pornography meeting; Alston takes a drastic step to deliver for Goldman; Vincent and Frankie celebrate an eventful birthday. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 7, 2019 You Only Get One With his club shuttered, a distraught Vincent follows a lead down a dangerous path; Paul reaches out to Tod's parents; Candy battles Harvey over her latest script; Lori hits the feature dancing circuit with mixed results. Details Episode 6 Aired Oct 14, 2019 This Trust Thing In the wake of a personal loss, Candy finds the emotional core of her latest movie; Abby confronts Vincent after she makes an alarming discovery; Paul turns to activism as the AIDS epidemic continues to ravage New York's gay community. Details Episode 7 Aired Oct 21, 2019 That's a Wrap A struggling Lori turns to Candy for help before revisiting The Deuce; Candy makes a surprising deal to secure funding for her film; Abby takes a stand against the latest phase of Midtown redevelopment; Tommy explains the new world order to Vincent. Details Episode 8 Aired Oct 28, 2019 Finish It Big changes come to The Deuce as Gene sees opportunity in the city's public health crisis; Vincent looks to get out from under the mob's thumb and makes peace with Abby; Candy makes a critical choice in her relationship with Hank. Details

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      Rebecca Nicholson Guardian This is rich television that demands you put down your phone and give it your full attention. As a portrait of a time and industry, it is both brilliantly broad and painfully precise. Rated: 5/5 Jan 3, 2020 Full Review Suzi Feay Financial Times Gyllenhaal with sharp, quiffed hairstyle and big-boss earrings is tough and streetwise, but still tender beneath, as when Eileen reminisces with a co-worker how they each got into the game - the stories aren't nice. Rated: 5/5 Dec 30, 2019 Full Review Inkoo Kang Slate The Deuce's greatest and most distinct strengths: its unflinching exploration of the manifold and frequently unforeseen costs of sex work. Oct 29, 2019 Full Review Susan Kemp Consequence While these moments of self-awareness may draw you out, the central plot of Season 3... is prestige television at its finest. Jan 3, 2020 Full Review Tim Appelo AARP Movies for Grownups A final, gripping season. Sep 27, 2019 Full Review Chris Osterndorf The Daily Dot Another expert meditation on corruption and disenfranchisement from Simon, The Deuce hammers home the fact that sex work should be normalized, not demonized. Rated: 4/5 Sep 11, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Gareth v A brilliant final season that doesn't gloss over the effects of the sex industry on it's key characters. Sad, brutal and honest. The final scene is fantastic and touching. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/28/23 Full Review StephenPaul C The greatest final 8 episodes ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/15/23 Full Review Doug B Oof, this season gets dark and sad. Still good. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Saurav Jay C The last season was just boring. We are supposed to care about characters who we don't really care about. I liked Abby but in the end we had to watch her throw away her life for no particular reason. Maggie's character also got boring. The list goes on Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review jack z The Deuce is smart to make such large time jumps between seasons, and the third and final is much more immediately electrifying than the previous two. It ends strongly and emotionally with the most thematic and unfiltered season overall. The finale wasn't perfect, but it left me with the distinct realization that everyone I've ever met is going to die. Season 3 hones the show's skills and focuses on what it does best: characterization. The best thing about The Deuce has always been how the events surrounding the characters have shaped their decisions and outlook on life. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review ma'ark t The final season of The Deuce left me bored. However, the finale was extremely sad. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      James Franco, Roxann Dawson, Tanya Hamilton, Susanna White, Alex Hall
      Executive Producer
      George Pelecanos, David Simon, James Franco, Nina Kostroff-Noble
      Screenwriter
      David Simon, Carl Capotorto, Iturri Sosa, Will Ralston, Stephani DeLuca, Chris Yakaitis, George Pelecanos
      Network
      HBO
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Sep 9, 2019